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  1. Bostik Steps Up Its Development In Adhesives In Japan

    Arkema has announced the proposed acquisition by the Bostik-Nitta joint-venture of the industrial adhesives of Nitta-Gelatin Inc., as well as the construction of a new world-scale adhesives plant in Japan

  2. One Part Silver Conductive Epoxy With Ultra High Heat Transfer Capability

    Silver filled epoxy adhesive system Master Bond EP3HTSDA-2 was developed for crucial thermal management applications. As a one component system, it is not premixed and frozen and has an “unlimited” working life at room temperature

  3. Tremco Roofing And Building Maintenance Adhesive Now USDA Certified Biobased Product

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that POWERply® Endure™ BIO Adhesive from Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance has earned the Certified Biobased Product label

  4. DuPont Safety & Construction Introduces FlexWrap™ EZ Adhesive Tape To The U.S. Market

    DuPont Safety & Construction today introduced DuPont™ FlexWrap™ EZ to its full line of 100 percent butyl-backed DuPont™ Flashing Systems that help to create an air- and water-tight protective envelope

  5. Demand For Reactive Adhesives And Sealants To Reach 1.3 Billion Pounds In 2022

    Demand for reactive adhesives and sealants is projected to rise 3.0% per year to 1.3 billion pounds in 2022, valued at $4.8 billion. The leading reactive adhesive and sealant chemistries are silicones, polyurethanes, epoxies, and polysulfides

  6. Follmann Acquires The British Adhesive Manufacturer Sealock

    With the official signing of the contract on 27 April 2018, Follmann has acquired the adhesive manufacturer Sealock Ltd. based in Andover. Sealock Ltd. develops, produces and sells hot-melts and water-based adhesives for the packaging industry, including for example PSA hot-melts which optimally complement Follmann’s portfolio. „The transaction matches perfectly with our growth strategy in adhesives” says Dr. Henrik Follmann, shareholder of the Follmann Chemie Group. „In selling these products through the Follmann organisation, we will be able to develop significant growth opportunities, especially for the German market, where Sealock Ltd. is not running any business activities yet

  7. Highly Flexible 100% Solids Epoxy-Urethane Hybrid Designed For Sealing Manhole Chimneys Introduced By Vortex Companies

    Through its polymeric coatings division, Stag Technologies, the Vortex Companies has recently introduced Chimney Guard, an epoxy urethane hybrid material specifically developed to address manhole chimneys and other structures where frequent expansion and contraction is prevalent

  8. Fraunhofer ISE And teamtechnik Demonstrate Industrial Maturity Of Electrically Conductive Adhesives For Silicon Solar Cells

    The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE and teamtechnik, an international leader in production technology, report that it is now possible to connect high efficiency solar cells using electrically conductive adhesives in series production.

  9. Bostik Earns ASC's 2018 Innovation Award For Brilliance™

    Bostik, a leading global adhesive specialist for industrial, construction and consumer markets, today announced that it has been recognized with the 2018 Innovation Award by the Adhesives and Sealants Council at the culmination of its annual spring convention. Bostik's Brilliance™ - the world's first high-performance polyolefin elastic attachment - earned this honor for the major technological achievement the innovation represents within the industry

  10. Nanosilica Filled Epoxy With High Abrasion Resistance Meets NASA Low Outgassing Specifications

    Master Bond EP30NS is a two component epoxy system that cures at room temperature or more rapidly at elevated temperatures. It is optically clear especially in thin sections and can be used as an adhesive, sealant, coating and encapsulation compound